Dragon Gate USA returns this Saturday for its only live event of the summer. The First Anniversary Celebration is set for July 24th at The Arena in South Philadelphia. Here is your DGUSA.tv Weekly Update leading into the event with a look at the revised lineup below:
-Dragon Kid was forced to cancel off the show due to an injury. We wish him a speedy recovery. Naruki Doi currently has an open contract for this Saturday. We will announce his opponent at Twitter.com/DragonGateUSA after this Friday’s EVOLVE card.
-There are still spots open for the Seminar/Tryout for wrestlers of all experience levels this Saturday afternoon at The Arena. The Seminar will start at 2pm and the Tryout will be at about 4pm. Go to the Seminars/Tryout section of DGUSA.tv for all the info. Some wrestlers from the Seminar/Tryout will get a spot on the show that night.
-“Mercury Rising” double DVD set is now shipping. Witness the match of the year candidate pitting CIMA, Dragon Kid & Gamma vs. BxB Hulk, Masato Yoshino & Naruki Doi. Plus: YAMATO vs. Susumu Yokosuka for the Open The Dream Gate Title; Tommy Dreamer vs. Jon Moxley in a Hardcore Match; Paul London & Brian Kendrick vs. Jimmy Jacobs & Jack Evans; Teddy Hart’s insane promo; Shingo vs. Genki Horiguchi; The Young Bucks vs. Mike Quackenbush & Jigsaw; TJP vs. Brad Allen and an incredible bonus disc featuring Shingo & YAMATO vs. BxB Hulk & Masato Yoshino from Japan. Go to the DGUSA.tv Store for the complete match listing on the bonus disc. We will have this DVD on sale at this Saturday’s Philly event.
– The “Uprising” PPV received 100% thumbs up from the readers of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter last week. You can still catch a replay on iN DEMAND Saturday on the primary PPV channel at 4pm. Check your local listings for more info. Set your DVR if you have to!!!
-Monday’s DGUSA.tv News Alerts details CIMA’s Warriors International Challenge, which is set for this Saturday in Philadelphia. Check out DGUSA.tv News Alerts for more info.
-The current DGUSA.tv Weekly Special ends TONIGHT. Save 25% on the “Open The Global Gate” 2-disc set. This is 14 top matches from Dragon Gate’s European tour. See main event quality bouts with all your Dragon Gate favorites plus Europe’s best and guest stars. You can also add another loaded DGUSA DVD set and get a DVD 2 Pack Deal with “Global Gate” for 25% off. This is a great chance to save money!!!
-Here’s the lineup heading into this Saturday’s spectacular:
Dragon Gate USA
“Enter The Dragon 2010” PPV Taping
1st Anniversary Celebration
6:30pm Belltime for Bonus Card
7 Ritner Street
Philadelphia, PA 19148
Tickets on sale now in the DGUSA.tv Store or by calling 267-519-9744. We will hold your tickets at the door and refund the shipping charge shortly after you order. General admission tickets are available in person at Jinxed (www.AtThePiazza.com for directions).
Bryan Danielson will be available for autographs!!!
Main Event #1 – PPV Dark Match
Bryan Danielson vs. Shingo
Main Event #2 – Open The Freedom Gate Title Match
BxB Hulk defends vs. Masaaki Mochizuki
Main Event #3 – Elimination Match
Open The Dream Gate Champion Masato Yoshino & CHIKARA Sekigun of Mike Quackenbush, Jigsaw & Hallowicked
Kamikaze USA of YAMATO, Akira Tozawa, Gran Akuma & Jon Moxley
Naruki Doi has an open contract!!!
Warriors International Challenge Match #1
CIMA will handpick his opponent for a singles match
Warriors International Challenge Match #2
CIMA will book a match involving other wrestlers
The following talent will be on the Bonus Card or in the Warriors International Challenge:
-Cheech & Cloudy
Bonus Card – For Golden Circle, 4th row ringside & VIP Balcony Ticket Holders (Belltime 6:30pm)
Bonus Card Main Event
Jimmy Jacobs vs. Sami Callihan
Plus 2 more matches to be added including Dragon Gate’s Super Sheng Long!!!